News

March 4, 2014 – The mid-valley water levels are still nearly a foot below normal levels, despite recent rain and snow. (Corvallis Gazette-Times)

March 4, 2014 – February storms chipped away at drought concerns but levels are still low. (Salem Statesman-Journal)

February 20, 2014 – Corvallis has received only half of the normal amount of precipitation since October. (Gazette-Times)

February 17, 2014 – Kathie Dello comments on drought and flooding issues in an OPB Think Out Loud segment. (OPB)

February 11, 2014 – Central Oregon drought persists; heavy snowfall doesn’t break overall dry trend (Bend Bulletin)

January 23, 2014 – Oregon faces a continued dry spell in 2014. OCS’ Kathie Dello is a guest on Think out Loud (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

May 14, 2013 – Agencies prepare for an intense Oregon wildfire season (Salem Statesman-Journal)

May 13, 2013 – Drought Monitor: 91% of Oregon abnormally dry (KVAL)

May 8, 2013 – We can expect a higher likelihood of a dry summer this year (KVAL)

May 2, 2013 – Unusually dry April brings spring flowers early (Salem Statesman-Journal)

April 2, 2013 – Lack of rain breaking records in Salem area (Salem Statesman-Journal)

March 20, 2013 – Valley sees record rainfall (Albany Democrat-Herald)

February 18, 2013 – History of Pacific Northwest Heat Waves: Synoptic Pattern and Trends available for early online release from Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. This was a joint study with the Office of the Washington State Climatologist and OCS

February 17, 2011 – Interview with KLCC on the return of Winter

December 20, 2010NWS Summary of Aumsville tornado.

December 20, 2010OCS’s Kathie Dello comments on Aumsville tornado.

November 4, 2010NOAA expects La Nina to persist through Spring 2011.

October 14, 2010OCS’s Kathie Dello discusses October weather and La Nina.

June 25, 2010Kathie Dello of OCS explains yesterday’s halo seen around the sun.

June 24, 2010Summer arrives! Kathie Dello of OCS comments on the seasonal outlook.

June 3, 2010Record Spring rains across the state.

March 31, 2010Kathie Dello of OCS says late spring snow not unusual.

February 3, 2010Medford Sets All-Time High For January Temperatures.

January 27, 2010Strongest El Nino since 1998 affects Oregon climate.